Gender and the Military

@inproceedings{Segal2006GenderAT,
  title={Gender and the Military},
  author={Mady Wechsler Segal},
  year={2006}
}
  • M. W. Segal
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology, Political Science, Economics
The military is an important social institution, with effects on other institutions and on people's lives, both directly and indirectly. Despite this, the military is a relatively neglected area of study within sociology. Further, though the military has a gender-defming tradition and gender is endemic in the institution, central works on the sociology of gender usually omit analysis of gender in the military. This neglect of study on armed forces is partly due to anti-military views of many… 
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